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Why Scotch broom makes a great road trip companion

An unexpected detour along the Pacific Marine Circle Route turns into a good thing

Robert Barron column: Island a beautiful and dangerous place

But we do face even more of a threat from earthquakes than many had thought.

Orphans of our urban drug culture neglected again

Child advocate Bernard Richard leaves B.C. with harsh message

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Column: Speculation tax separating BC residents from their homes

Regular British Columbians, not speculators, are going to be the hardest hit

  • Jun 16th, 2018

‘I’d rather be anywhere else’

With cancer treatment set to begin, Chilliwack Progress reporter Jessica Peters has a few words of advice.

Kervin’s Corner: warning to on-reserve bootleggers, drug dealers is tough but fair

North Island reserve’s initiative could alleviate the ongoing problem.

  • Jun 14th, 2018

Smoking has vanished in a puff

Robert Barron: now that the air has cleared, crackdown was a good idea

MacDuff’s Call: Look at all the services we get for our tax dollars

Property tax notice has me wondering what very rural property owners are paying for

  • Jun 11th, 2018

B.C. VIEWS: No time for maps in this rush to a referendum

Made-up electoral systems pushed out for Green Party deadline

Every parent fears the late night knock of a cop

The RCMP doesn’t drive to your house at 1:30 a.m. and take off its hat to tell you you’ve won the 6/49

COLUMN: For those about to snore…

Did you know that if you google ‘snoring’ you’ll get about 77,400,000 hits?

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

OPINION: Trudeau’s media snub in the Fraser Valley

Shouldn’t the PM be obliged to speak to members of a community he visits, at least via the media?

Surfrider Pacific Rim: On protecting Canada’s Oceans this World Oceans Day

Let’s keep our seas safe from the growing threat of plastic

  • Jun 7th, 2018

ZYTARUK: Keeping homicide victims’ names from public a disturbing trend

Not revealing the identities of homicide victims is bad public policy, and here’s why

T.W. Paterson column: Without newspapers we’d have hardly any history at all

“He was a big, dark man and you could hear him laugh from here to Duncan.”

  • Jun 5th, 2018

Robert Barron column: Railway too valuable to be lost without a fight

I find it sad that the railway line continues to deteriorate day by day with no efforts to save it.

OPINION: On helmets and helicopter parenting

How the “what-ifs’ and close calls can drive people with kids crazy